Shortz v. State, 031119 MDSCA, 647-2018

Docket Nº:647-2018
Opinion Judge:Friedman, J.
Party Name:THADDEUS CASIMIR SHORTZ v. STATE OF MARYLAND
Judge Panel:Fader, C.J., Leahy, Friedman, JJ.
Case Date:March 11, 2019
Court:Court of Special Appeals of Maryland
 
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THADDEUS CASIMIR SHORTZ

v.

STATE OF MARYLAND

No. 647-2018

Court of Special Appeals of Maryland

March 11, 2019

Circuit Court for Allegany County Case No. 01-K-15-016875

Fader, C.J., Leahy, Friedman, JJ.

OPINION [*]

Friedman, J.

Thaddeus Casimir Shortz argues that he received an illegal sentence because, he alleges, there were defects in jury harkening and polling at his trial. This claim falls squarely under the rule of Colvin v. State, 450 Md. 718, 728 (2016), which held that allegations of such defects are not cognizable on a motion to correct illegal sentence. Shortz failed to mention Colvin in his opening brief. In his reply brief, Shortz failed to distinguish Colvin from his case. We therefore dismiss the appeal.

APPEAL DISMISSED; COSTS TO BE PAID BY APPELLANT.


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[*]This is an unreported opinion, and it may not...

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